Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Program a Key Fob to an Interlogix Simon XT?
To program a Key Fob with an Interlogix Simon XT, you must access the System Programming Menu. From this menu, you can put the Simon XT in its learn mode. The key fob is then auto-enrolled by pressing and holding its top two buttons. Learn how to program a key fob with a Simon XT System.
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How Do I Activate the Chime on an Interlogix Simon XT?
The chime for an Interlogix Simon XT can activate whenever a sensor on the system is triggered. The system will produce a chime sound and display the affected zone when this occurs. This chime option is found under the main menu. Learn more about the chime function on an Interlogix Simon XT.
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How Many Hardwired Zones Are On an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT will support up to 40 different zones. Two of these zones can be hardwired or wireless, while the other 38 can only be wireless. Hardwired sensors can also use a wireless transmitter to communicate with the Simon XT. Learn more about using hardwired zones with the Simon XT.
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Which Locks Work w/ an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT will support any Z-Wave lock. The system will need to have an added Z-Wave controller to support the lock. Once the lock has been set up, the user can enter a valid system code into the lock's keypad to unlock it. Learn more about using locks with an Interlogix Simon XT.
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Is the Interlogix Simon XT Compatible w/ Total Connect?
Total Connect is designed to function with Honeywell Systems only. The Interlogix Simon XT is not manufactured by Honeywell, and it is not compatible with the Total Connect service. However, it can use the Alarm.com service instead. Learn more about the Interlogix Simon XT and Alarm.com.
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Is there a Tilt Sensor Compatible w/ the Interlogix Simon XT?
Interlogix manufactures the TX-E401 Tilt Sensor that is compatible with their Simon XT System. This tilt sensor operates at a wireless frequency of 319.5 MHz. Other sensors that also operate at this same frequency are similarly compatible with the system. Learn more about the TX-E401 Sensor.
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How Many Wireless Zones Are On an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT provides support for up to 40 different security and life-safety zones. Two of these zones can be either hardwired or wireless, while the other 38 must be wireless. The system works with wireless sensors that operate at a frequency of 319.5 MHz. Learn more about the Simon XT.
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Can I Make an Interlogix Simon XT a Secondary Z-Wave Controller?
The Simon XT does not include a built-in Z-Wave controller. To use Z-Wave devices with the system, a user will need to install some type of Z-Wave controller. Even then, Z-Wave devices cannot be operated directly from the Simon XT Panel itself. Learn more about Z-Wave home automation.
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How Do I Add a Key Fob to an Interlogix Simon XT?
A key fob is enrolled with an Interlogix Simon XT through the System Programming Menu. With the system in its learn more, press and hold the top two buttons on the key fob. This will enroll it with the system. You must then adjust its settings. Learn more about using a key fob with a Simon XT.
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Can I Use Door/Window Sensors with an Interlogix Simon XT?
The Interlogix Simon XT will support door and window sensors that operate at a wireless frequency of 319.5 MHz. This includes GE/Interlogix Sensors and Qolsys Sensors. These sensors are learned in through system programming. Learn more about the sensors used with an Interlogix Simon XT.
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